Discrimination is unequal or different treatment of a person or group of people based on differences such as race, religion, ethnic origin, or disability. Discrimination can also be on the basis of language. Language discrimination in the workplace can occur if an employee has been passed over for a promotion because of his language skills or if the workplace has a policy that requires employees to speak only English while at work.Read More
The majority of women have encountered gender bias at work. Some instances are overt while others are more subtle. The good news is that the majority of people are not intentionally diminishing the value of their female colleaguesRead More
Recent events in the United States involving customers and law enforcement harassing Spanish speakers are shameful. The incidents should make businesses aware of their own obligation to clarify the use of languages other than English on their premises and in their workplaces.
Harassment doesn’t just impact the victim, it affects the whole work environment. If you see evidence, or receive a complaint, about discrimination or harassment, it’s your duty to immediately address it.Read More